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>> this is 7news "today in new england." ism good morning to you, everyone. we're seconds away from the 5:00 hour, bright and early. i'm jadiann thompson. >> christa: three, two, one, 5:00 a.m. i'm christa delcamp. here's jeremy reiner. >> jeremy: hello, christa. cool out there this morning but not cold. there is some wind. winds out of the west around 5 to 10mph. not as strong as it was yesterday. and it won't be for the day with mostly sunny skies shaping up with temperatures this morning coming out of the 30s. 2:00 p.m., mid-40s. not as much wind as yesterday afternoon. 7:00 p.m., beginning to cool off under a cool sky. temps this evening near 40 degrees. for the weekend, the numbers are headed to the 50s. we'll talk more about that in 15 minutes. >> jadiann: thank so much, j.r. let's get a check of the roads. >> danielle: good morning, jadiann. happy friday, everyone. roads looking good out there. zakim bridge and leverett
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let's go to the maps. we have an on ramp closed in canton. that's causing some delays on 95 northbound heading to 128. elsewhere things looking pretty good. the pike out to 495 to 128, you're all green. no issues to tell you about there into boston on the pike fine, as well. route one heading into boston looking good. 93 southbound into boston looking good, as well. take a look at your drive times. the expressway, the split to the tunnel a ten-minute ride. into town on the pike from 128, that's a 12-minute ride. and into town on 893 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge just 11 minutes. so far the "t" looks good. back to you, guys. >> jadiann: thank you, danielle. breaking news now out of lynn. two people rushed to the hospital after their home goes up in flames. >> christa: this morning investigators believe as many as four people could still be missing. let's head out live to the scene and here's 7's jennifer egan. jen, we see firefighters working diligently behind you right there. >> jennifer: christa, it does appear that firefighters have been able to get inside this
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we saw them throwing stuff out of the back window. you may be able to see it up on the second floor. as you mentioned a moment ago, two women were transported from this home earlier this morning, a woman in her 60s and a woman who is 18 years old. they are in stable condition right now according to the district chief, who we spoke with, but they are searching for as many as possibly four other people who were living inside unaccounted for. midnight. it does appear that firefighters again have been able to get inside now and search the home, but the home is severely damaged. a few moments ago, there was a frantic scene when the top frame of the home collapsed with firefighters standing on the sidewalk below. >> two separate apartments plus the third floor. >> jennifer: it did appear those firefighters were able to
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was injured in this case, but again, four people, as many as four people who may have been inside this home when fire broke out after midnight are unaccounted for right now. it does appear that firefighters have been able to get inside, and they're searching for those people. they tell us that there are two apartments here. we're waiting to hear more information right now. the state fire marshal's office is also on scene. they will be investigating. we're live in lynn this morn, jennifer egan, 7news "today in new england." >> jadiann: thank you so much, jen. 16 people are dead and three others hurt after a firebomb attack in cairo, egypt. overnight. police are looking for two men who were allegedly not allowed into the club prior. a security official says the three men on a motorcycle threw molotov cocktails into the club and then fled. >> christa: and the f.b.i. examining clues in that deadly investigators are still working to find out whether the shooting was the result of terrorism, a both. >> jadiann: now we're getting
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to kill 14 people and injure 21 more. hundreds of rounds of ammunition found in the suspect's s.u.v. >> christa: meantime the community of san bernardino is standing in solidarity. thousands of people gathering at a baseball stadium for a candlelight vigil. they were remembering the people lost to this tragedy. let's go to 7's nancy chen. nancy? >> nancy: christa, good morning to you. motive is still a big question at this point, but police say it's clear this was not a heat of the moment attack. this couple stockpiled weapons over time and learned how to build bombs and military-grade explosives. one day, one day >> nancy:at a candlelight vigil, the names of 14 victims were read allow as a grieving community begins to heal. as the investigation continues, officials believe syed farook appeared to have been radicalized. he reportedly was in touch with others in the l.a. area who have expressed jihadist views. >> we don't know whether this is workplace rage or something
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>> nancy: police say farook and his wife, tashfeen malik, appeared for much more bloodshed. >> they were ekipped and that could have continued to do another attack. we intercepted them before that happened obviously. >> nancy: police say the two had 1,600 rounds of ammunition on their bodies and in their s.u.v. at the couple's home, officers found another several thousand rounds and a veritable bomb-making workshop in the garage. farook left the party wednesday only to return with his wife, shots. >> we have at least 20 victims. >> nancy: this man was at the party. higher on the wall. attacked. get on the floor." >> nancy: police ordered everyone to keep their hands up as they left the building. hours later a tip led officers to farook's home. during a car chase, the couple fired 76 rounds at police. [gunfire]
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400 shots, killing both suspects. police recovered assault rifles and handguns, all legally purchased. officials say they also found a remote control in the s.u.v. that was meant to set off three pipe bombs that were tied together at the conference center. the bombs never detonated. members of a mosque in the area said farook would stop in to pray three or four times a week. the imam says he never appeared angry or disrespectful and simply stopped showing up two months ago. nancy chen, 7news "today in new england." >> jadiann: thank you, nancy. this morning we're learning more about the 14 lives lost on wednesday. victoria war remember is live in the control room with more on their stories. >> victoria: an emotional time for the families of the victims as they were killed in place with little to no reason to fear for their safety.
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ryan reyes learning his boyfriend daniel kaufman was killed. >> i immediately freaked out, tried to call him, text him. >> reporter: the couple had been together for three years. kaufman ran the coffee shop at the inland regional center. he's one of 14 people shot to death during an office holiday party. also killed 37-year-old michael wetzel, father of six who coached youth soccer. 58-year-old damien mean, a health worker. 27-year-old sierra clayborn, a loving sister, and 52-year-old nicholas fallacinos, a loving husband. >> i'm sure he went down fighting and helping people. >> victoria: thalasinos and the gunman knew each other. they were both environmental health inspectors. >> he knew syed. he worked with him. >> victoria: thalasinos battled diabetes. he recently found out he might have caner is. he may have been targeted
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messianic jew. >> he believed in the jewish tradition. i feel my husband was basically martyred. i wonder if they got into an argument because my husband is very outspoken. >> victoria: 21 people were also injured in the attack. many of them are still in critical condition this morning. live in the control room, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: vicki, thank you. once again the senate failed to passes a democratic-backed bill that would block people on terror watch list or no-fly list from buying guns. meantime, massachusetts governor charlie baker telling the boston herald he thinks a law like that should be passed and says massachusetts is one of the toughest states in the country to buy a gun. >> massachusetts and california both have among the strictest gun laws in the country, and i support them and believe in them. >> christa: according to congressional research numbers, there are more than 300 million guns inside the u.s. coming up in our next half hour new york his own words first,
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shooting with an emotional description of what he saw and how he helped out those victims. >> jadiann: right now transit bliss are trying the track down man they say assaulted another "t" rider. police say this man spit on and attacked the victim at the chinatown station wednesday morning. they want anyone with any information to give them a call. a woman in her 50s is fighting for her life after being hit by a car in boston. the crash happened on commonwealth avenue near boston university last night. police say the driver stopped and is not being cited, but the investigation is ongoing. >> christa: also happening today, testimony set to resume in philip chism's murder trial after a judge denied a request by the defense team. chism's attorneys want psychiatrists to testify, a psychiatrist, that is, who reviewed the results of the m.r.i. conducted on the teen's brain last month. experts indicated the results showed abnormalities that indicate signs of skits friend, yeah however, the judge decided
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because tests were done two years after the murder of colleen ritzer. chism is accused of raping and killing ritzer who had been his math teacher at danvers high school. officers found her body in the woods behind the school in october of 2013. chism was just 14 years old at the time of that murder. >> jadiann: and now to the race for the white house. the campaign trail heating up in new hampshire today. republicans jim gilmore, lindsey graham, john kasich, george pa tackty and marco rubio will all attend events. democrat bernie sanders will also be in the granite state. u.s. labor secretary tom perez is expected to endorse hillary clinton in iowa today. perez says the democratic front-runner will fight to make sure children in the u.s. can achieve their dreams. the endorsement is seen as a sting to clinton's rival martin o'malley who helped launch perez's political career. >> christa: our time on this friday morning is 5:10. we have lots of news ahead, so stay with us, including a mother's final moments captured on surveillance camera. what the video reveals about the
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and left dead on the streets of worcester. >> jadiann: plus a local housekeeper accused of stealing from her elderly client. what officials say she spent the money on. >> christa: and this week's class act taking us to georgetown high school. how a field hockey player is doing everything she can to make everything student feel included. >> jeremy: and for the day, mostly sunny skies. stale bit of a chilly breeze this morning. but that wind fades away during the day. temps this afternoon seasonal. middle and upper 40s. warmer for the weekend. wait until you see the numbers. >> danielle: and happy friday, everyone. no major delays to tell you about yet on the roads. leverett connector, zakim bridge looking good. on the pike eastbound, the right lane is closed due to construction in allston. everything else looking good and the "t" is on time. >> christa: danielle, thank you. we're also tracking breaking news out of lynn. two people rushed to the hospital. that's after their home goes up in flames. investigators say as many as four are still missing this morning.
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so spring has sprung. >> christa: we know how is. people are making plans. >> jadiann: it's probably going to be a good day, j.r. we have high hopes. >> jeremy: exactly. we can do this because it's friday. no matter what the weather, it's friday. fantastic weather. lots of sunshine today. that carries us through the weekend with a nice warming trend. our normal high is about 45. and then you notice this afternoon, upper 40s. look at tomorrow, 50 degrees. cooler at the coast, with oddly enough a sea breeze. you don't have that very often in the month of december. but we'll have one tomorrow. then on sunday, upper 50s. some of you flirting with 60 on sunday afternoon. monday of next week still mild. low 50s. here's what's going on. again, el nio winter. i've been barking about this for two to three weeks. usually they start slow and then
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winter, that's where you find your colder an snowier conditions, but in the meantime, this is what the jetstream will look like for another week or two, and that will lock in the overall mild pattern in new england and money of the eastern seaboard. right now the city is at 39. norwood 30 degrees. orange at 25. so there are some chillier pockets of air, but out in orange, you don't have wind. in boston it's warmer than orange, but you have the wind. and so when you factor that in, it feels just about as cool. it feels like it's down into the lower 30s around the metro. that wind, yes, that wind will fade away. even right now it's not as strong as yesterday. yesterday we had winds gusting 30, 40mph. we don't have that at this time. and as this blue h over here in pennsylvania gets closer to us, that will continue to shut down that wind. so it's a nice day. lots of sunshine, a little bit of a breeze this morning, but that fades away this afternoon. seasonal temps between 44 and 48. the city at 47 this afternoon. norwood 45. attleboro at 46. merrimack valley, the numbers into the 40s back into the
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fair amount of sunshine with worcester at 42. barry at 42, and out on the cape and the islands, chatham 48 and mashpee at 47. for tonight, mainly clear. again, temps this evening near 40s, so if tonight is the christmas party, no weather issues. again, roads are dry. there's not a lot of wind out there, no bitter wind or wind-chill. temps overnight tonight 41 to 46. here's your weekend forecast, lots of sunshine. temps tomorrow upper 40s to the lower 50s. sunday, middle and upper 50s. boston tomorrow around 49. but on sunday, i think the city is around 55. norwood close to 60 on sunday afternoon. bedford 56. and jaffrey at 50 degrees. patriots, oop, i jumped the gun. high school football, super bowl tomorrow down at gillette. all sorts of games going on throughout the day. it will be sunny skies all day long with temperatures tomorrow afternoon in the 40s and then the 30s tomorrow evening. here you go, j.r., eagles and patriots tailgate looks warm. temperatures upper 50s. kickoff upper 40s.
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so again, you'll need the jackets and the coats for the second half, but this is to me it looks like an easy win. i'll say patriots 31, eagles 17. >> jadiann: thank you, j.r. it's time now for this week's class act. we've been asking you to e-mail us about students or groups of students who go above and beyond, and it can be academics, athletics or something that just helps the community. >> christa: this morning we head to georgetown high school, and again, it's our class act today. we do a segment every week called "class act." and we honor students in our community all over the state of massachusetts who are doing amazing things. her name is maggie. can you come to the front of the class? georgetown high senior maggie nelk is going above and beyond to make sure students feel included at school. she's going to walk in the prom's grand march with her friend robert who has an intellectual disability. >> everyone said that it's
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prom last year, i had fun, but senior year, i want to make someone else's senior year better than mine. >> christa: both maggie and robert participate in field hockey, maggie on the field, and robert as teen manager. >> he picks up the cones while carrying the chairs over. he's a great asset. >> christa: maggie is captain of the team and makes robert feel in that, too. >> the second robert came out for the team, she jumped right out. each time he just smiles. they both had anti-bullying shirts on the other day and we took a picture of them together. >> christa: and many see maggie's warmth lucking off on others. >> i look up to her as a field hockey player especially. she's definitely the best on the team, and i don't know, she always talks about robert, every time he comes to practice. >> christa: at the start of the school year, robert let his teacher know he'd like to go to the prom, and when maggie caught word of it, she didn't hesitate. >> christa: i said, i'll go with robert. i like robert. me and robert are friends, so i
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>> christa: so nice he was presentation. a lot of times you can't make it happen. but clearly they have a really nice bond. there it was wonderful to witness it. >> jadiann: i love these stories. thanks for doing that, crystal. and if you know a student between six and 12th grade doing something outstanding in school, sports or the community, you can nominate them online at whdh.com. >> christa: you're going to love this one. next at 7:00, the motor city miracle. did you see the final play that gave the green bay packers the win over the detroit lions? if you're a lions' fan you didn't like it, but it was something to watch on thursday night football coming up. >> jadiann: speaking of football, focused on philly. how bill belichick is keeping the patriots motivated despite taking a team with probably one of the worst defenses in the
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this afternoon upper 40s. we this warm nicely this weekend, middle and upper 50s. i don't have any snow in the forecast. bri eggers put this together yesterday, a cool graphic, showing usually when you find a snow start to your snow season, except for last year, it usually means below-normal snow, although ironically enough three of these five on this list were actually la nina winters. we're going into an el nio winter. so we'll come back in the next half hour and show you what boston snow. >> christa: celtics beating the kings. rajon rondo didn't finish the game against his old team because he got ejected. rondo got a double technical in the third quarter. teammates held him back from the ref following the ejection. much better night for isaiah thomas. he scored 21 against his former team. c's win it 114-97. they take on the spurs in san antonio tomorrow night. >> jadiann: patriots' fans are
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when the team host the eagles. philly's d is ranked 25th in the nfl. the eagles have allowed the second most touchdown passes in the league this season, but receiver bran do lafell says bill belichick is making sure the offense stays focused. >> the crazy thing about it, we haven't seen none of them touchdown passes. bill don't show all that. we just been seeing all them causing turnover, these guys making play, the defensive line led by cox getting to the quarterback and stuff like that. we haven't seen all the touchdown passes they've been giving up. we've been seeing all the takeaways. every time we watch film against undefeated. we always see the positive things they do, and i guess he has us going out there and just make sure we respect our opponent and make sure we study. everything he's showing to us so we can focus so they cannot beat us like they've been beating other teams. >> jadiann: well, the packers stunned the lions in detroit on thursday night football as green bay won with a hail mary after a
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packers one last play. aaron rogers' hail mary passes was taught by tight end rodgers with a 61-yard pass. the packers are now 8-4 on the season. and what an exciting time for the fan, right, to win a game like that? >> jadiann: >> christa: i love how his teammate is hugging him. amazing pass. coming up next at 5:30, the salt lawsuit. a group heading to court over a new rule encouraging people to cut their sodium intake. >> reporter: and we're live in worcester. surveillance video shows an attack, a woman stabbed and killed on a worcester street. >> jadiann: we're staying on top of breaking news out of lynn. two people rushed to the hospital after their home goes up in flames. now firefighters are trying to figure out if more people were inside that house. catch holiday-cookie cheer on the tip of your tongue with dunkin' donuts' holiday-
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>> jadiann: right now at 5:30, breaking news. fast-moving fire destroys a lynn home. firefighters now trying to figure out if anyone was trapped in by the flames. >> christa: and calm in the chaos. the first responder at the california shooting giving his account of the scene and how he says he knew it was bad even before seeing what was happening. >> jadiann: and a key clue. how this video could help worcester police track down the suspects in a violent attack. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> christa: good morning, everybody. it's 5:30. thanks for waking up with us. i am so ready for this friday. how about you? >> jadiann: i am. i'm also really excitessed there are some great temperatures on the map right now for the weekend. >> christa: yes. >> jadiann: so if you're making weekend plan, go ahead. it's a free-for-all, right? >> jeremy: looks great. temps at this time, norwood 30, plymouth 359. here in the city close to 40. orange at 25. the high pressure is with us. so eventually that will shut down this wind. there is some wind out there this morning. it's nothing like yesterday afternoon. and it won't be like that this
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high pressure moves closer to us. a lot of sunshine. here's your school bell forecast. again, jackets and hoodies a good idea for the kiddos. they'll have outside recess, though. looks good. lots of sunshine. temps this morning come out of the 30s. mid-40s this afternoon. an when school lets out, kids, give those devices a break. play outside, mid-40s. >> jadiann: . >> christa: let's go to danielle with fast track traffic. >> danielle: no delays out there yet, but we are starting northbound. you see the brake lights. once you're on the expressway northbound, not too bad of a drive from the braintree split into boston. you're mostly green. we did have some back-up in that's cleared. we're all green south of boston. the pike looking good from 495 to 128 and then 128 into boston, as well. route 93 southbound and route 1 both wide open, as well. take a look at your drive times as you get ready to head out the door. the expressway, the split to the
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the pike from 128, 12 minutes. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 11 minutes, as well. and the "t" is on time. >> christa: all right. let's get right the breaking news in lynn. firefighters searching for as many as four people after this fire that broke out overnight while you slept. they were living at this home on bruce place. they're unaccounted for this morning. however, we know two women were rescued. they were taken to the hospital. right now they're in stable condition. we'll also have a live report from the scene in just about 15 minutes from now. >> jadiann: according to officials, hundreds of law enforcement officers from several different agencies responded to the shooting in san bernardino, california. first among them was a 26-year veteran with the san bernardino police department, man who has what he describes as a desk job. >> christa: and this morning he's giving us a firsthand account of what happened there. let's go to 7's nancy chen. nancy, he was having a normal day, went to lunch. that's when the call came in. is that right? >> nancy: that's right. san bernardino plus lieutenant
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the gunpowder in the air when he arrived at the inland regional center. he says what he saw next will stay with him for the rest of his life. >> it was something that although we train for it, it's something that you're never actually prepared for. >> nancy: lieutenant mike madden was a mile away when the call came in that shots had been fireded at the inland regional center. he was first one on scene and ran into the building. >> they were clearly, obviously deceased outside the conference room, and i relayed that information to the other responding officers. it was unspeakable the carnage that we were seeing, the number of people who were injured, and unfortunately already dead. and the pure panic on the face of those individuals that were still in need and needing to be safe. >> nancy: madden and other officers worked to get people out of the building. now he's thinking about the victims and their families.
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we go into these holiday seasons that are now going to have to deal with the tragedy that was left behind by this senseless act of violence. that's a little tough to deal with. >> nancy: lieutenant madden is reaching out to the other officers with him so they can talk about what they all saw. he said that will help them deal what they all lived through. nancy chen, 7news "today in new england." >> jadiann: new details in the stabbing death of a worcester women. police releasing this video captured at a store across the street from the crime scene. it shows the moments before she was killed. 7's nicole oliverio is at the police department with more on this investigation for us this morning. nicole? >> nicole: still no arrests this morning. police tell us that not only are they looking for the two suspects that are seen in that video, but they are also looking for witnesses who may have heard or seen something. granny surveillance video captures the confrontation that led to a deadly stabbing on a worcester street. 31-year-old cherise hill left
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her family now looking for answers. >> she was so much more beautiful than this, and she was better than this. an nobody deserves this. >> nicole: in a video from a nearby liquor store, you see hill walking with two people. police say they can't make out faces and don't know what led up to the deadly stabbing. >> based on what we could see, it looked like there was some sort of conversation taking place. we don't know what it was over, of course, but that's certainly what we want the look into. >> nicole: police are looking for witnesses and the two people seen in the video. >> there are several people investigators trying to locate to interview that may have heard or seen anything. >> nicole: the family remembers hill, a mother of three, as a great singer who attended berkeley college and a woman who sured -- suffered from mental illness. >> she was a sweet person. eshe definitely deserved way more out of life than what she was given. >> nicole: now one man tells us that his friend actually
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he believed it was a fight over a social security card. again, police have not confirmed a motive and are still searching for the suspects. we're live in worcester, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: a woman facing some alarming accusations when an elderly man claims she lied in order to steal $100,000 from him. 24 the 24-year-old cleaned house for an 84-year-old arlington man she had also befriended. that man says she told him she had perm nal brain cancer and needed money for surgery. prosecutors say that she was amused when police finally arrested her. >> she giggled and appeared to have no appreciation of the severity of the charges against her throughout the booking process. >> she was giving stories all along about how poor she was and how she needed money. i gus i trusted her when i shouldn't have.
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tuition. her attorney says hodgens willingly gave her the money and made up the allegations afterwards when he found out she had a boyfriend. >> jadiann: ahead on 7news, why a sperm donor faces the possibility of paying child support even though they don't want him involved in any way. >> christa: also food fight, new york city's warning label for salt-laden restaurant food is headed to court. >> jadiann: and we'll introduce you to the couple behind this charming christmas photo. >> christa: awesome. >> jeremy: nothing frightful about this forecast. lots of sunshine. middle 30s this morning. mid and upper 40s this afternoon. not nearly as much wind as we saw yesterday. >> danielle: happy friday. starting to slow down at the braintree split getting on to the expressway, but in major delays to tell you about if you're getting ready to head out the door. so far the "t's" on time.
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meanwhile at denny's, we'll be serving made to order omelets, skillets and grand slams 24/7. just like always. denny's. welcome to america's diner. >> paul: good morning. mild weather continuing on the eastern seaboard for a couple more weeks because of el sayad. -- el nio.
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thought, the previous strong el nio winter, what does that do for snowfall? the last big one, 97 and 98, boston had eight inches of snow. in that winter only 25. 6 inches of snow. there were a couple when we found it starts slow and then the seasonal total is pretty close to normal, 44 inches, but snow. i think we're okay this year. jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way >> christa: the first family getting into the holiday spirit during the national tree lighting ceremony last night. president obama joined by the first lady, his daughters, his mother-in-law and you saw there, they flipped the switch to light the tree near the white house last night. you also might have seen actress reese witherspoon hosting the event. miss piggy was there and rumor has it that she got a kiss it from the commander-in-chief, as well. >> jadiann: miss piggy did? >> christa: yeah. >> jadiann: well, can't compete with that. >> christa: this is really cute.
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minnesota putting a smile on a lot of faces this holiday season with this priceless christmas card photo. >> jadiann: you're about to see why. mary and bill peterson had their picture take within santa. gosh, that's so cute. mary actually sat on santa's lap and kissed him on the cheek. their daughter came up with the idea, and they say the message is simple. >> merry, merry christmas to all. >> to everybody. look for happiness. >> you got to choose happiness, especially in today's world. >> jadiann: well, bill and mary have no problem trying new things in life. they didn't get married until they were in their 70s after they both lost their other spouses. >> christa: i love the look on santa's face. is she really doing this? meantime her husband is laughing hysterically. great photo. we have lots to get to as well, including know and go. outside of big events like concerts, maybe you see this or experience it yourself, tons of iewb kerr be out there waiting,
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figure out which car will be there, how the couple trying to eliminate the confusion. >> jadiann: and a woman with animal cruelty charges because of a picture of her dog with its snout taped shut. >> christa: a home destroyed by fire, the search for several people still missing today. catch holiday-cookie cheer on the tip of your tongue with dunkin' donuts' holiday- cookie-flavored coffees. after 12:00 p.m., enjoy any medium latte or macchiato for $1.99.
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. >> christa: good morning. it's friday. it's 5:45. it's also time for everything you need to start off your day here. >> jadiann: that's right. everything you need to know and go coming up. let's start off with j.r. how it is looking? >> jeremy: what a nice stretch of weather. mostly sunny skies with a warming trend as we work through the weekend, and this will carry us into early next week. our normal high 45. this afternoon upper 40s. near 50 tomorrow. sunday middle and upper 50s. so this weekend great for all sorts of outdoor activities. we have high school football super bowl down at gillette. patriots at gillette on sunday afternoon. maybe going to try to play some golf this weekend. the golf courses are still open. they would love your business because remember back in april when the masters was going on and our courses still had snow on them. well, now it's payback for us. 30s boston right now at 39. norwood 30 degrees. fitchburg at 30. this is the problem for the morning commute, not wet roads or ice or anything like that, there's still some wind left over from yesterday.
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it was yesterday afternoon. winds yesterday gusting 30, 40mph. that's not happening this morning. and certainly as we work into this afternoon, as high pressure gets closer to us, that will shut down the wind even more. so a lot of sun. not as windy, and temps will be seasonal. our normal high is about 45. this afternoon 47. norwood at 45. i think when you're out and about this afternoon, it will feel better than yesterday because yesterday the numbers were like these numbers here you see on the screen, in the 40s, but with much less wind out there. this time of year if you can go through a day in december without wind, you're doing all right. provincetown this afternoon 47. nantucket at 48. tonight mostly clear, chilly. 31 to 36. and your weekend forecast, lots of sunshine, both tomorrow and on sunday with temperatures in the low to mid-50s. even a few upper 50s on sunday afternoon. next week any change in the pattern? nope. 40s and 50s. have a great weekend. >> jadiann: thank you, j.r. let's get over to our new traffic reporter and get a check of the roads. good morning, daniel.
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jadiann. we're starting to slow down on the expressway. northbound starting to see the break lights. we have an incident to tell you about on the map south of town. this is in bringwater where we actually have an accident on 24 northbound at route 104 and there are cars off to the right, off to the left. the traffic is back to about 495. again the expressway, you're slow and go from the brain twee split into boston. the pike looks good all the way back to 495, though. route 93, you're starting to slow down in somerville. route 1 looking pretty good so far. let's take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door on this friday. the expressway, the split to the tunnel a 16-minute ride. on the pike, 12 minutes. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, that's 11 minutes. so far the "t" looks good. back to you, guys. >> jadiann: thank you, danielle. we begin now with breaking news out of lynn. investigators right now are going through a home destroyed by fire overnight searching for anyone who may have been trapped inside. >> christa: two people were rescued by firefighters. they were taken to the hospital,
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four others are still missing. let's go to 7's jennifer egan. jen, what can you tell us? >> jennifer: well, christa, a very busy scene here this morning. the home is behind me here on bruce place. national grid crews are here. fire crews remain on scene right now. the fire did quite a bit of damage before firefighters could get it under control. in fact, the top frame of this home collapsed down on to the sidewalk earlier this morning. we have seen crews inside. two women were rushed to the hospital. one woman in her 60s suffering from burns and smoke inhalation. another 18-year-old woman was taken to the hospital, as well. firefighters tell us they are both in stable condition. but as many as four people are unaccounted for right now. firefighters tell us there are two apartments here at the home on bruce place. it's unclear if everyone who lived here was home when flames broke out after midnight. because there is such severe damage to the home, crews are not able to get in a search as thoroughly as they'd like right now. they have quite a bit of work
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this morning it's very early to tell what may have caused this fire, but we can tell you that the state fire marshal's office is on scene. they will be investigating. we're live in lynn. jennifer egan, 7news today the new england. >> jadiann: a motive is still not known for the deadly shooting in san bernardino, california. investigators say one of the shooters did contact extremists who were monitored by the f.b.i. a vigil was held last night to honor the victims. 2000 people attended the vigil, which was held at a nearby minor league ballpark. san bernardino's mayor spoke during the event, saying the shooting has forever impacted the community. and police say syed farook and his wife tashfeen malik killed 14 people at a holiday party wednesday. officers later killed the couple. they say farook and malik had guns and thousands of rounds of ammunition inside the couple's s.u.v. officers found a detonator designed to set off a bomb at the site of the shoaling. the bomb never detonated. officers say the guns used by farook and malik were purchased legally and investigators
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others who had expressed jihadist views. farook used to pray at a mosque in san bernardino. according to the mosque, farook had not been there for the past several months. and the paris cafe , the place where terrorists opened fire last month, reopening today. local residents say they support the reopening, saying they need to continue life as it was before. five people died at the cafe during the attack. 130 people in total died that day. isis has claimed responsibility. >> christa: breaking news from overnight. scott weiland, the former lead singer for the stone temple pilots and velvet revolver, has died. his manager confirming the 48-year-old passed away thursday night but did not provide additional details. weiland was in minnesota where his current band was set to play last night. new this morning a judge has found a woman from north carolina guilty of taping her dog's mouth shut and then posting pictures of it to facebook. 45-year-old kimberly howell will get a suspended sentence for her animal cruelty charge.
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community service at an animal shelter. >> jadiann: happening today, friends and family will get a final farewell to the officer killed at the shooting at the planned parenthood clinic in colorado. officer garrett swasey was killed when he arrived at the scene of a gunman opening fire on the clinic last friday. two other people were killed. nine others were hurt. one man has been arrested in connection to the shooting. a grand jury has indicted a couple in connection with the shooting at a tulane medical... at the shooting of a tulane medical student who tried to help a woman who is being kidnapped and robbed. >> christa: the 21-year-old was charged with attempted first-degree murder, kidnapping and robrism he's being held on $6 million bail. his 17-year-old girlfriend was charged with being an accessory after the fact. her bond was set at $500,000. that indictment is less than two weeks after 25-year-old peter gold was shot in the stomach. cain tried to shoot him in the
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gold is now recovering at home. >> jadiann: restaurants in new york city suing the city over new health regulations on menus. a new ruling took effect saying restaurants had to display a salt shaker icon on many items. the restaurants say this will confuse consumers into what they should eat to be healthy. this is first requirement of its kind. a battle of sperm donation is taking place in kansas. state wants a don'ter to pay child support for the child born from one of his samples. william marota donated his sperm to a same-sex couple nearly six years ago. the problem started when the two women filed for state six tans. one issue is a state law provide a licensed physician perform the artificial insemination. because one wasn't used, marota isn't entitled to the same protections as other sperm donors.
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a child gets from two parents. she has that. she's always had that. >> i have never spoken to anybody who is a sperm donor and says i expect to be the father, too. >> jadiann: a judge order marota to take the paternity test. if named the father, he could owe more than $1,600 in child support. the couple believes the state is pursuing the state due to political pressure from a conservative administration. same-sex marriage was just legalized in kansas this past june. >> christa: iewner is looking the make it easier for customers the find their drivers. uber is testing a new color-coding system, and it's in seattle. they call it "spot." it allows you to choose a color within the uber app. then a light bar in the uber car windshield will glow with your chosen color. it's helping riders to identify vehicles in crowded places or maybe in the dark. >> jadiann: in the buzz, burlington native amy poleer is the newest addition to the hollywood walk of fame. the actress and comedian was honored with her own star.
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grad is best known for her roles on parks and recreation, "saturday night live" and the golden globes. >> that's not even chew baca. >> no, it's not. >> i don't know. >> no, it's not him. >> christa: is that supposed to be chew baca? speaking of amy poehler and tina fey, they're parroting the upcoming "star wars" film in this video. the new movie "sisters" hits movie neat terse same day as the force awakens. the comedians are encouraging audiences to go see both films. tough break for them opening on the same day as the most anticipated movie in a long time. >> jadiann: i saw them in an interview when they said they weren't worried, and they're starting a hash tal like you can see them both. day. although i think j.r. would
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>> jeremy: i probably will, maybe even four and five times. boston 39. plymouth at 30. norwood at 28. worcester 34. if the movie theaters can do that, wife goes this way, husband goes that way. see you in a couple hours. breezy this morning, that fades away. >> jadiann: thanks, j.r. everyone, we oliday i can count on someone's kid ing me for santa. i'm so sorry. n sweetie. it's okay. g right when my packages arrive. introducing relivery notifications. e more reason
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>> christa: breaking news at 6:00. a raging fire trapping people in a home in lynn. firefighters credited with saving lives. >> jadiann: also breaking, a deadly firebomb attack at a club
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>> christa: and we're learning more about the victims and survivors of the california shooting, this as police search for the person who bought the gun. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> jadiann:>> christa: good morning, everyone. it's friday. how about that news? i'm christa delcamp. >> jadiann: i'm jadiann thompson. it's good news it's friday. that's always a great sign. the weather is looking good for this time of year, jeremy. >> jeremy: it really is. lots of sunshine that. carries us through the weekend. we have a nice warming trend shaping up. norwood at 28. good morning. boston 38. worcester 33. fitchburg 29. no concern of any rain or anything like that with all the dry air. the only issue i think today and this morning will be the winds. it's in not as strong as yesterday, but this time of year, this time of day any breeze can be a chilling effect. that's the case going on. even though the temperature in boston is close to 40, it actually feels like 32. so where you have the winds, coastal areas, there is a bit of a wind-chill going on, but otherwise high pressure is with us. lots of sunshine. great day. yes, it's friday.
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upper 40s. how do the 50s sound for you. that's the weekend forecast. we'll talk more about that coming up. >> christa: thanks, j.r. time for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: we're starting to slow down on the expressway. we're not going to show you almost et cetera go to the maps. you can see it on the maps there. here the braintree split slowing down there, as well. we're keeping an eye on this accident in bridgewater. cars off to the right. cars off of the left. traffic backed up to about 495. this is 24 northbound right after route 104. so route 24 northbound is a little bit slow again on 128 southbound. you're slow from route 24 to the braintree split. then you're stop-and-go into boston expressway. the pike from 495 into boston not too bad. route 93, you're starting to slow down up toward andover. route 1 is looking pretty good, though. take a look at those drive times. the expressway, the split to the tunnel, just about 14 minutes. not too bad. and into town on the pike, from 128, 12 minutes. route 93 southbound, 128 to the
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and the "t," the red line is experience,ing some delays. back to you, guys. >> christa: danielle, thank you. let's get you started this morning with some breaking news. we are hearing that four people are possibly still missing after this fire at a home up in lynn overnight. firefighters did manage to rescue two women, though, from the flames. >> jadiann: that's right. they were found unconscious and carried from the home. 7's jennifer eagen has been live on the scene all morning. she has the very latest for us. jen? >> jennifer: we expect to get an update from firefighters very shortly. in the meantime you can see the state fire marshal's office has set up hire, and then beyond that, the home out on bruce place, there is quite a bit of damage to that home. two women were rushed to the hospital earlier this morning. one woman in her 60s suffering from burns and smoke inhalation. another 18-year-old woman was taken to the hospital. both are in stable condition. but as many as four people are missing right now. firefighters tell us there are two apartments here at the home. it's unclear if everyone who
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broke out after midnight. because there is such severe damage to the home, crews are not able to get in and search as thoroughly as they'd like right now. in fact, around 5:00 a.m., a frantic scene when the top frame of the home collapsed with firefighters standing below on the sidewalk. >> two separate apartments plus the third floor. >> jennifer: a dangerous scene early this morning. we're told no fires were hurt when that part of the home collapsed. very early to tell what caused the fire. again, the state fire marshal's office is here right now to investigate. again, mass as four people unaccounted for at this point. we expect to get an update very shortly. live in lynn this morning, jennifer egan, 7news "today in new england." >> jadiann: also breaking, 16 people are dead and three others hurt after a firebomb attack in cairo, egypt. it happened at a nightclub
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you can see the damage to the building right there. pretty severe. police are looking for two men who were allegedly not allowed into the club prior to this. a security official says three men on a motorcycle threw molotov cocktails into the club. >> christa: we also have new information this morning in the california shooting. what you're lag at here, new pictures of the killers' arsenal at the scene of the shoot-out with police at the couple's home. investigators also say they had 6,700 bullets and a dozen people bombs. >> jadiann: investigators say one of the shooters, syed farook, was a radicalized muslim and used social media to connect with extremists being monitored by f.b.i. >> christa: and we're starting to learn more about the victims of this tragedy as well as all 14 of those killed by the gunmen have been identified. and this morning investigators are still searching for a motive. >> jadiann: that's right. 7's nancy chen joins us now with nancy? >> nancy: while the motive is still a big question at this point, police say this was not a
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this couple stockpiled weapons over time and learned how the build bombs and military-grade explosives. at a candlelight vigil, names of 2t14 victims were read allowed as the continuing begins to heal. officials believe syed farook appeared to have been radicalized. he was reportedly in touch with others in the l.a. area who have expressed jihadist views. >> we don't know whether this is workplace rage or something larger or a combination of both. >> victoria: police say tashfeen malik and his wife were prepared for much more bloodshed. >> they already equipped and they could have continued to do another attack. we interceptedded them before that happened obviously. >> victoria: police say the two had 1,600 rounds of ammunition on their bodies and in their s.u.v. at the couple's home, officers found another several thousand rounds at least 12 people bombs and a varietiable bomb-making workshop in their garage. witnesses say farook left the
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with his wife and both fired between 65 to 75 shots. >> we have at least 20 victims. >> victoria: patrick was at the party. >> i could see bullet holes higher on the wall. i told everyone, we're being attacked. get on the ground. >> victoria: police ordered everyone to keep their hands up as they left the building. hours later a tip left officers to farook's home. during a car chase, the couple fired 76 rounds at police. [gunfire] suspects. police recovered assault rifles and handguns, all legally purchased. officials say they also found a remote control in the s.u.v. that was meant to set off three pipe bombs that were tied together at the conference center. the bombs never detonated. and members of a mosque in san bernardino say farook would stop in to pray three to tour finals a creak. the imam there says he never
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but simply stopped showing up about two months ago. in the news room, nancy chen,en 7news "today in new england." >> christa: nancy, thank you. family and friends are paying their respects to the victims of this tragedy. let's go to 7's victoria warren. vicki, you have names and faces of some of the people we lost here. >> it's an emotional time for families of these victims as they remember those killed in a place where they had little to no reason to fear for their safety. this is a picture of grief. ryan reyes learning his boyfriend daniel kaufman was killed. initially he had held out hope. >> i immediately freaked out, tried to call him, text him. >> victoria: the couple had been together for three years. kaufman ran the coffee shop at the inland regional center. he's one of 14 people shot to death during an office holiday party. also killed 37-year-old michael wetzel, a father of six who coached youth soccer.
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health worker who played santa for children. 27-year-old sierra clayborn, a loving sister, and 52-year-old nicholas thalasinos, a loving husband. >> i'm sure he went down fighting and protecting people. >> victoria: thalasinos and the gunman knew each other. they were both environmental health inspectors. >> he knew syed. he worked with him. he never had anything bad to say about him. >> victoria: thalasinos had battled obesity and diabetes. he recently found out he might have cancer. his wife believes he may have been targeted because he was a devout messianic jew. >> he believed in the jewish tradition. i feel my husband was basically martyred. i wonder if they got into an argument because my husband is very outspoken. >> victoria: 21 people were also injured in the attack. many of them are still in critical condition this morning. live in the control room, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> jadiann: and the senate
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people on terror watch list or no fly lists from buying guns. governor charlie baker tells the herald he thinks a law like that should be passed and says massachusetts is one of the toughest states in the country to buy a gun. >> massachusetts and california both have among the strictest gun laws in the country. and i support them and believe in them. >> christa: according to congressional research numbers, there are more than 300 million guns here in the united states. and coming up at 6:30, the people first on the scene of a deadly shooting sharing their stories as they try and cope with what they've encountered. >> christa: and the man facing charges in connection with a deadly shooting near fenway park is being held on $250,000. 26-year-old dominique carpenter grady hid his face when he appeared in court on thursday. prosecutors say he got into an argument with another man outside a bar early thanksgiving morning. he shot and killed a man. police do not believe he was involved in the fight.
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rail conductor hoping to be an engineer. following the fight, carpenter grady stashed his gun under a parked car on yawkey way before getting himself to the hospital for treatment of a minor wound. so far he's not facing murder charges, just weapons charges. >> jadiann: a judge dismissing a lawsuit in which the city of boston tried to claim it was a host community for a proposed casino in everett. the judge saying that wynn resorts had a proper casino license and did not violate any regulations. boston mayor marty walsh has been fighting the project for months. within -- wynn resortings recently beat out other bidders for the license. >> christa: and we'll keep you up to date on news in lynn. four people possibly missing and two women rescuedrom the flames and revived on the way to the hospital. >> jadiann: police say this arlington woman faked having a brain tumor. what was her motive behind the lies? >> christa: and class act is back.
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georgetown high school to introduce you to a field hockey player doing everything she can to make every student in her class feel included. >> jeremy: can't wait to see that. mostly sunny skies. 30s this morning. a leftover breeze from yesterday fades away. and a nice late fall early winter day. lots of sunshine, temps this afternoon upper 40s. >> danielle: happy friday, everyone. a little slow going on storrow drive from the leverett connector as you can see here. we're also keeping an eye on that accident in bridgewater. that's on 24 northbound. traffic backed up to 495. and we also have some minor delays on the red line on the "t."
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6:14. let's have a nice zen moment as we look at the sun coming up over our fair city of boston. it's friday. relaxed state of mind. let's start the day off on a positive note, shall we? >> jadiann: that sounds like a really good idea. i like that. it's a good day to start planning for the weekend. we have gad temperatures out there, j.r. >> jeremy: yes, beautiful thing for the city. that's the thing about winter, the sun rises and the sun sets, because the sun angle is so low, they go on for a while. it's just a beautiful scene out there. the air is clean, so you get some vibrant colors out there. fantastic weather with the sunshine. and a warming trend that will carry us through the weekend and really even enter next week. normal high 45. upper 40s today, near 50 tomorrow. sunday. monday of next week temps still above normal. 20s and 30s at this time. the city at 38. everyone else closer to 32. norwood 28. bedford 31. hyannis at 37.
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are still experiencing a little bit of wind left over from yesterday's wind event. again, nothing like that happening today. we have wind gusts yesterday 30, 40mph. today this morning 5 to 15mph. and that's creating a bit of a wind-chill for some of you. boston in particular, where you know it's close to 40, but with the wind factored in, it actually feels like it's 32. so a good day to bundling up this morning because it's quite chilly this morning, but then as we step through the day, look at all the dry air. this works up into new england today. so we have lots of sunshine, not as windy. and seasonable temps. temps this afternoon between 44 and 48. for tonight, mostly clear. chilly, 31 to 36. and your weekend features lots of sunshine. near 50 tomorrow, although oddly enough, we have a sea breeze likely tomorrow afternoon. you don't normally see a sea breeze in december. so coastal areas, city of boston, upper 40s tomorrow. then on sunday, lots of sunshine. and milder on sunday for everyone. temps in the 50s. so tomorrow close to 50.
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boston 55, worcester at 50 degrees, on at 50. norwood 59. even out on the cape and the islands, the numbers running into the middle 50s. high school super bowl is going on tomorrow down at gillette all day long. these are the big ones right here. lots of sunshine with temperatures through the afternoon hours, upper 40s to around 50, and then the evening game, numbers will cool off tomorrow evening heading into the lower 40s. patriots down at gillette at sunday afternoon. that looks nice and warm with temperatures for tailgate close to 60. and then at kickoff, upper 40s. again, for this time of year, at that time of day, 4:30ern that's the evening hours. but no bitter air. no snowflakes. 7 on 7 forecast, looking into next week, any snow there? nope, can't find any. why don't we enjoy this nice, mild pattern while we have it. traffic. danielle. on the roads. take a look at the braintree split where things are slowing down. not that bad, stop and gosh, but we have a new accident. let's get to the maps.
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that accident in bridgewater on 24 northbound near route 104. it has traffic backed up to 495. the new incident is this breakdown at route 3 northbound right at union street in braintree. so we could see some delays because of that. you're stop and go from the braintree split into boston. the pike not looking bad back out to 495. let's head north of town. 93, some slowing through somerville. route 1 not looking bad, though. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door on this friday morning. the expressway, the split to the tunnel, that's a 22-minute ride into town on the pike. not too bad. just 12 minutes. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 15 minutes. back to you, guys. >> jadiann: all right. it's time for this week's class act. we've been asking you to e-mail us about a student or group of students who go above and beyond. it can be academics, athletics or someone just helping the community. >> christa: it's a bright spot of my week, and today we head to
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we do a segment every week called "class act." and we honor students in our community all over the state of massachusetts who are doing amazing things. her name is maggie nelk. i'm wondering if you can come to the front of the class. georgetown high senior maggie nelk is going above and beyond to make sure students feel included at school. she's going to walk in the prom's grand march with her friend robert langell, who has an intellectual disability. >> everyone said that it's really nice of me, but i went to prom last year, i had fun, but senior year, i want to make someone else's senior year better than mine. >> christa: both maggie and robert participate in field hockey, maggie on the field, and robert as team manager. >> he picks up the cones while carrying the chairs over. he's a great asset. >> christa: maggie is captain of the team and makes robert feel in that, too. for the team, she jumped right out. each time he just smiles. they both had anti-bullying shirts on the other day and we took a picture of them together. >> christa: and many see maggie's warmth lucking off on others.
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hockey player especially. she's definitely the best on the team, and i don't know, she always talks about robert, every time he comes to practice. >> christa: at the start of the school year, robert let his teacher know he'd like to go to the prom, and when maggie caught word of it, she didn't hesitate. >> christa: i said, i'll go with robert. i like robert. me and robert are friends, so i would love to go with robert. >> christa: and they really are close friends. it was wonderful he was able to be there for her presentation. you kind of get the sense that they're going to be friends for a lifetime, you know, not just through high school, but this is going to continue on. >> jadiann: absolutely. i love these segments that you do. >> christa: thank you. >> jadiann: it's really a bright spot for everyone to see those good-news stories. if you have a student between 6th and 12th grade doing something outstanding in school or sports or the community and you would like to nominate, you can do that at whdh.com. >> christa: all right. still ahead, we have much more on the search for four people
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flames tear through this home up in lynn. also the efforts to rescue two women from the fire, as well. >> jadiann: also new video in a deadly stabbing in worcester. how it could help worcester police track down the suspects. >> christa: and did you miss the hail mary pass on thursday night football? you have to see it if you haven't already. jeb bush: here's the truth you will not hear from our president: we are at war with radical islamic terrorism. it is the struggle that will determine the fate of the free world. the united states
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>> jadiann: well, the packers stunned the lions on thursday night football as green bay won with a hail mary. >> rogers in trouble. >> it's going to get there. >> he turned 32 yesterday. does he have it? in the end zone. it is caught for the win! richard rogers. >> jadiann: unbelievable.
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richard rogers. richard rogers went to high school at st. johns in shrewsburyport. the packers are now 8-4 on the season. >> christa: i just love how his teammate tackles him on the ground in a hug. that's so great. patriots' fans are hoping for a big game on sunday when the team hosts the eagles. philadelphia has one of the worst defenses in the league. overall philly's d is ranked 25th in the n.f.l. eagles have allowed the second most touchdown passes in the league this season, however, receiver brandon lafell says bill belichick is making sure the offense stays focused. >> the crazy thing about it, we haven't seen none of them touchdown passes. bill don't show all that. we just been seeing all them causing turnover, these guys making play, the defensive line led by cox getting to the quarterback and stuff like that. we haven't seen all the touchdown passes they've been giving up. we've been seeing all the takeaways.
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there making sure we respect our opponent and making sure we study. >> christa: part of the strategy. kickoff sunday at 4:25 at gillette. >> jadiann: former c's point guard rajon rondo got ejected in the third quarter of last night's game. hess teammates had to hold him back from going after the ref. it was a much better night for isaiah thomas. he scored 21 against his former team. c's won 114-97. they take on the spurs in san antonio. >> christa: still ahead, the british band that's now preparing for the gig of their lives. where cold play will be playing for millions of people. >> jadiann: and we're live in worcester as police search for two suspects. new surveillance video that shows the confrontation that led to a deadly stabbing. >> christa: also we have an update on breaking news out of lynn. fire officials just confirming that four people have died in an overnight fire. we had been reporting as many as
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>> jadiann: breaking news. people hospitalized after being pulled from a raging fire at a home in lynn. >> christa: and we're learning more about the victims of the california shooting. >> it's something that you're never actually prepared for. >> christa: first responders describe the heartbreaking crime scene. >> jadiann: and a move she made that may have saved lives. >> christa: and a new video in a deadly stabbing in worcester and how it may help track down the suspect. >> jadiann: police say this woman faked having a brain tumor to steal from an elderly man. >> christa: right now at 6:30, breaking news just in on that fire up in lynn. four people now confirmed dead in this fire. two other women rescued. we have a report from the scene coming up.
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>> jadiann: good morning to you, everyone. i'm jadiann thompson. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. let's get you day started with your forecast. >> jeremy: norwood 28. some leftover wind from yesterday. it's not as strong and it won't be as strong during the day. but even with a gentle breeze out there, 5 to 10mph, that can add a chill to the air. so it feels like 32 in town. fitchburg, the wind-chill is 29. jaffrey feels like 27. for the day, the air is dry. so we'll have mostly snow skies for the entire day. at times a few clouds around this afternoon. and a nice afternoon, especially with much less wind out there. temps this afternoon in the middle 40s. 7:00 p.m., clear, cool, near 40. and we're advertising 50-degree weather for the weekend. minutes. >> christa: let's talk now about fast track traffic. here is daniel gersh. >> danielle: traffic not so fast out there. now this is the expressway as you pass the gas tank, stop and go. typical for friday. let's go to the maps.
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debts to tell you about. first we have a breakdown in braintree at route 3 northbound at union street. and this is a breakdown with reports of debris in the road. our accident in bridgewater actually just cleared. there. no major delay, though. the pike looks good all the way back out to 495 into boston. but we do have another accident, this one in woburn. this is 93 southbound at mount vale avenue causing back-up to 128. we're also slow through andover well. times. the expressway, the slit to the tunnel, that's a 24-minute ride. into town on the pike from 128, 13 minutes. 18 minutes from the pike to the zakim bridge. >> jadiann: breaking news into the newsroom. investigators saying four people have been killed in this fire in lynn. >> christa: really tragic story today. let's go right out the 7's jennifer egan.
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this new information now, jen? >> jennifer: christa, update. it was a frantic scene when people first got here. people were escaping from the home and two people were trapped inside. firefighters telling us that 18 or 19 people lived here at the home on bruce place. midnight. they found two of those people trapped by a back door on the second floor. they were transported to mass general hospital. again, they're just confirming now that four people who lived inside this home have passed away. they say that the four people who have passed away are in their late teens or older. firefighters say they tried making rescues immediately, but the flames just got too much of a hold on this home. they talked to neighbors who were able to tell them that there were more than a dozen people living here, firefighters got in later this morning and were able to go through the home and they were able to locate those victims. again, the fire started just after midnight tonight. right now firefighters are in the process of interviewing the people who were able to make it
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they are being assisted by the red cross right now. again, two people are at mass general hospital recovering after fire broke out this morning in lynn. we're live in lynn this morn, jennifer egan, 7news "today in new england." >> jadiann:>> christa: jen, thank you. also this morning, remembering the victims of the shootings in california. thousands of people lighting candles and filling a baseball stadium in honor of the lives lost. this morning we're hearing the incredible story of i officer who arrived on that scene minutes after the shooting. >> jadiann: 7's nancy chen nancy? >> nancy: jadiann, mike madden says he could spell the gunpowder in the air when he arrived at the inland regional center. and he says what he saw next will stay with him for the rest >> it was something that although we train for it, it's actually prepared for. >> nancy: lieutenant mike madden was a mile away when the call came in that shots had been fireded at the inland regional center.
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ran into the building. >> two were clearly, obviously deceased outside the conference room, and i relayed that information to the other responding officers. it was unspeakable the carnage that we were seeing, the number of people who were injured, and unfortunately already dead. and the pure panic on the face of those individuals that were still in need and needing to be safe. >> nancy: madden and other officers worked to get people out of the building. now he's thinking about the victims and their families. >> there are so many families as we go into these holiday seasons that are now going to have to deal with the tragedy that was left behind by this senseless act of violence. that's a little tough to deal with. >> nancy: lieutenant madden is reaching out to the other officers with him so they can talk about what they all saw. he said that will help them deal what they all lived through.
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england." >> christa: coming up a bit later you'll hear the story of a new hampshire native shot and injured in this horrifying attack. what she did that may have saved lives. >> jadiann: new details in the stabbing death of a worcester woman. police releasing this video captured at a store across the street from the crime scene. it shows the moments before she was killed. 7's nicole oliverio is at the police department with more on this investigation for us this morning. nicole? >> nicole: police continue to search for the two suspects seen in that video. and for the first time, officers are releasing this surveillance video, so while it's a little bit grainy, what you can make out, you see the victim there, 31-year-old cherise hill. she's walking with two other men. again, this video taken from a nearby convenience store. now, police say they can't make out the faces and they don't know what led up to that deadly stabbing, but police say based on what they can see, it looked like there was some sort of conversation taking place. they don't know what it was about, but that led to that deadly stabbing. now 31-year-old cherise hill,
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three, a great singer who attended bergly college and a woman who suffered from mental illness. >> she was so much more beautiful than this. and she was better than this. and nobody deserves this. >> she was a sweet person. she definitely deserved way more out of life than what she was given. >> one man told us he witnessed the incident. police have not confirmed a motive. live in worcester, nicole oliverio, 7news today in new england. >> christa: a woman facing alarming accusations when an elderly man claims she faked cancer to steal $100,000 from him. 24-year-old anisa llega cleaned house for an 84-year-old arlington man who she befriended. well, that man says she told him she had terminal brain cancer and needed money for surgery. prosecutors say llega seemed
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arrest her. >> she giggled and appeared to have no appreciation of the severity of the charges against her throughout the booking process. >> she was giving me star risk all along about how poor she was and how she needed money. i guess i trusted her when i shouldn't have. >> christa: llega allegedly told donald hodgens she needed money for tuition, as well. her attorney says hodgens willingly gave her the money and then made up the allegations when he found out that she had a boyfriend. >> jadiann: and still ahead, a famous rocker found dead on his tour bus last night. details coming up. >> christa: and we're still tracking that tragic breaking news out of lynn. investigators now say four people have been killed in this fire that happened overnight. firefighters say 18 or 19 people were living inside, two women rescued and taken to the
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isight forour loveone. >> christa: we're back looking at what's trending this friday morning and the first family getting into the holiday spirit during the national tree lighting ceremony. >> jadiann: they even helped santa belt out a popular holiday tune. jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way
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the first lady, his daughters and mother-in-law as they flipped the switch to light the tree near the white house last night. actress reese witherspoon hosted the event. >> christa: it all went off without a hitch. i know you always worry the tree will not light up. >> jadiann: i get really nervous the tree won't light up. >> christa: "the wiz" quickly started trending worldwide and to love it. all-star cast coming together for a revival of the film and the broadway hit. people were a bit unhappy that the show ended with some questions about toto's whereabouts. in the original he stayed in kansas but made a return appearance in the end. can't mess with toto. >> jadiann: know and go coming up next with all the day's top stories. we're following lots of breaking news, including a fire in lynn that claimed four lives and trapped two people in the flames who firefighters were able to rescue. >> christa: tragic story this friday. also new information about the shooters in california.
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woman: it's a girl! leah: and she did. woman: a big girl! [ olivia crying ] leah: she was so perfect! >> christa: on 6:45 on your friday morn, we're tracking breaking news coming out of lynn. four people we're hearing have been killed after fire breaks out at a home overnight. we also know two women were rescued from the home.
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an we have a report from the scene coming up in just about a minute for you as we start off know and go here on your friday morning with your top stories. >> that's right. we want to help you get started to get out the door with know and go, and we'll get it kicked off with jeremy. >> jeremy: right now 38. bedford 31. some of you have a wind-chill. fitchburg there is no wind, so your temp matches the wind-chill. here in the city it feels like 32 with the breeze. thankfully it will not be as windy today as yesterday. yesterday we had winds gusting 30 to 40mph. there's a breeze this morning, but that melts away during the day. mostly sunny day. it's a great day. temps between 44 and 48. mostly clear tonight, chilly. 31 to 36. and the weekend forecast, it's loaded with sunshine. mostly sunny skies. and actually a bit of a sea breeze tomorrow. a bit unusual in december. coastal areas upper 40s. further inland low 50s. for sunday lots of sunshine. mild on sunday. and middle 50s on sunday.
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afternoon around 55. worcester at 50 degrees. norwood 59. plymouth at 56. and that includes down at gillette. so you're tailgating sunday afternoon. it's a 4:30 kick. mid-afternoon, the numbers in the upper 50s at kickoff. upper 40s. when the game wraps up, it does ben the cool off at that time. lower 40s. your 7 on 7 forecast, as we look into next week, still mild. no sign of snow. hang in there, snow lovers. you may get some snow around the holidays. >> christa: switching it over to fast track traffic, and danielle, what do we need to snow. >> danielle: we have quite a few slow spots to tell you acted. let's go to the maps. you're starting to slow down on 93. all red enter boston from there. we have two accidents to tell you about north of town. this is the first one in woburn at 93 southbound, right at mount vale avenue. a new accident just reported out toward bedford. south of town, still keeping an eye on this disabled vehicle on
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street. and then our accident in bridgewater did clear. still some delays there, though. the pike looks good out to 495, into boston. let's take a look at these drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door this mourning. the expressway, the split to the tunnel, 26 minutes. into town on the pike not too bad. 13 minutes from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge. that's a 23-minute ride. on the "t" we still have those minor delays on the red line. back to you, guys. >> jadiann: thank you, danielle. breaking news now, four people are killed in massive fire at a home in lynn. firefighters did rescue two women from the flames. >> christa: and they were found unconscious. they were carried from the home. let's head out to 7's jennifer egan and jen tell us more about what happened here. >> jennifer: well, christa, again, firefighters confirming now that four people did not make it out of the home. this was a crowded home here on bruce place in lynn. they tell us 18 or 19 people lived here when crews first arrived, they had to decide whether to start pouring water
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they decided to make rescues. people were escaping from the building on their own. firefighters were able to get to two women who were trapped up on the second floor. they were rushed to the hospital. one woman, a woman in her 60s, suffering from burns an smoke inhalation. another 18-year-old woman was taken to the hospital, as well. firefighters are confirming that four people did not survive. they tell us there were two apartments here at the home. there was quite a bit of damage. in fact, the top frame collapsed around 5:00 a.m. >> two separate apartments plus our third-floor. >> reporter: no firefighters were hurt. it is too early to tell what caused the fire. the state fire marshal's office is on scene. we're live in lynn, jennifer egan, 7news today the new
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>> christa: all right, jen. breaking this hour, 16 people are dead and three others are hurt after a firebomb attack in cairo, egypt. this happened overnight at a nightclub, and you can see the damage to that building here. police are looking for two men who were allegedly not allowed into the club prior. the security official says three men on a motorcycle threw molotov cocktails into the club and then took off. >> christa: and new information in the california shooting. investigators say one of the shooters, syed farook, was a radicalized muslim and used social media to connect with extreme itselfs who were being monitored by the f.b.i. 7's nancy chen joins us now with the very latest. nancy? >> nancy: jadiann, despite those new details, the motive not known. a vigil was held last night to honor the victims. 2,000 people packing a nearby minor league ballpark. san bernardino's mayor spoke during to vet saying the shooting has forever impacted the community there. police say syed farook and his
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people at a holiday party on wednesday. officers later killed the couple. they say the two had guns and thousands of rounds of ammunition, and inside the couple's s.u.v., officers say they found a detonator that was designed to set off a bomb at the site of the shooting. however, that bomb never went off. we've also learned the gunman's brother is a decorated navy veteran who has been honored for his role in the war on terror. he's a husband and father who served as an information systems technician on an aircraft carrier and received multiple service awards. according to the "new york times," neighbors say police brother on thursday. chen, 7news "today in new england." >> jadiann: and this morning we're learning about a new hampshire indicative shot and bernardino. her mother says she may have saved lives. >> victoria: good morning, jadiann, the hinsdale, new hampshire, native was one of the 21 people injured in wednesday's shooting. the girl's mother says she is
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leg. she underwent surgery wednesday night, and her family says she's expected to recover. her mother says her daughter is coworkers than herself. she was the one overseeing the holiday party when the shooters opened fire. the girl's mother told a religious magazine she was in charge of the meeting that day and in god's mercy she had just dismissed everyone for a short break or there would have been more people in the room. she went on to say, "we believe that because of her loving kindness the shooter did not kill her. he stood over her and shot her. he could easily have aimed at her head, but he shot her in the leg instead." her parents still live in new hampshire. her dad is a registered nurse at a hospital in keene. live in the control room, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: vicki, thank you. the man facing charges in
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being held on $250,000 bail. 26-year-old dominique carpenter grady hid his face, appearing in court thursday. prosecutors say he ended up getting into an argument with another man outside a bar early thanksgiving morning. jephthe chery was shot and killed. police do not believe he was involved in the fight. cherise was a commuter rail conductor hoping to become an engineer. investigators say following the fight, carpenter grady stashed his gun under a parked car on yawkey way before getting himself to the hospital for the treatment of some minor wounds. so far he's not facing murder charges, just weapons charges. >> jadiann: the former lead singer for the stone temple pilots and velvet revolver has died. scott weiland's manager confirmed he passed away thursday night. there are reports he was found on his tour bus. weiland, who struggled for years with substance abuse problems, was in minnesota where his current band was set to play last night. >> christa: bill cosby's wife will now answer questions under oath here in massachusetts next month.
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first deposition since dozens of women have come forward, accusing her husband of sexual abuse. an attorney for seven women suing the comeadian for defamation said that mrs. cosby will be questioned coming up january 6th in springfield. meantime, bill cosby's deposition is set for february. >> jadiann: the packers stunned the lions in detroit on thursday night football as green bay won with a hail mary. after a facemask penalty gave the packers one last play, aaron rodgers' 60-yard pass was caught by tight end richard rogers for the touchdown. richard wrongers went to high school sat st. johns in shrewsbury. i think that's maybe your favorite video in the morning. >> christa: it makes me happy toy see that. the red sox is rent to formally introduce david price as their new ace as soon as today. price had his physical thursday. he's agreed to a seven-year, $217 million deal this week. david ortiz and price have exchanged heated words in the past. you know that. the "globe" reports sox manage.
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ortiz says the only thing that matters to him is winning games. >> jadiann: well, if confirmed, cold play will headline this year's super bowl 50 halftime show. the british band could have a very special guest for the show in beyonce, who is reportedly in talks to make an appearance. bruno mars is also scheduled to perform. the super bowl takes place february 7th at a stadium, at levi stadium in santa clara, california. >> christa: burlington native amy poehler the newest addition to the hollywood walk of fame. the actress and comedian was honored with her own star thursday. the boston college grad is best known for her roles on "parks and recreation," "saturday night live" and of course hosting the golden globes with tina fey, always favorite duo of mine. two funny ladies. i like how she's lounging right there. >> jadiann: they're hysterical ladies. sometimes i think i'm funny, and then i realize i'm the only one laughing at my jokes. those two are funny.
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>> jadiann: thank you. j.r.? >> jeremy: my laughs are genuine. fitchburg is at 27. for some of you, including the city of boston, a bit of a wind-chill. feels like the 20s and 30s. not as windy through the day. a breeze that melts away during the afternoon. lots of sunshine. mid-40s this afternoon. but we can do better than that and we will. near 50 tomorrow. sunday lots of sunshine. temperatures on sunday middle 50s. patriots game, it's a 4:30 kick, but still it will be in the middle 50s for tailgating, near 50 at kickoff, low 40s when the game wraps up. patriots 33, eagles 17. >> christa:. >> jadiann: i love those predictions. will rest get over to to the roads. >> jeremy:>> danielle: we're keeping an eye on this accident in woburn on 93 southbound at mount vale avenue inch bedford, another accident at route 3 southbound at 62. those are the incidents north of town that. breakdown in braintree just cleared. still slow on the expressway from the split into boston. back to you, guys.
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everybody. and your weekend. take care. i'm christa delcamp.
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